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[movies]U.S. Troop Movements And Bivoacing In New Georgia Jungles - United States. Army
No description at National Archives but this is WWII film from 1943. Extracted from "U.S. Troop Movements And Bivoacing In New Georgia Jungles; Loading Men And Material, Bizerete, Tunisia 07-06-1943" National Archives Identifier: 13971 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- New Georgia; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army
Downloads: 17
[movies]The Price of Rendova - United States. Army
U.S. Army Signal Corps documentary about the battle for the islands of Rendova and Munda in the Solomon Islands (New Georgia campaign). As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- New Georgia; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; World War, 1939-1945; US Army; World War II
Downloads: 522
[movies]Advance On Munda, 1943 - United States. War Department
Silent U.S. War Department Bureau of Public Relations film, no. 1130, Advance on Munda, 1943.National Archives description: "Shows an air panorama of jungles and mountains on New Georgia Island (Solomons archipelago). U.S. tanks move along a road; a field gun is fired and an officer observes Japanese positions through binoculars. U.S. fighter planes are fueled, armed, and take-off. Infantry jeeps, and heavy motorized equipment ford a river...
Keywords: War Department: Bureau Of Public Relations; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- New Georgia; WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; World War II
Downloads: 25
[texts]Medical Intelligence Report On CACTUS - Office of the Surgeon, Headquarters, Americal Division
"Document is a report of personal investigation on October 13 and 14 by medical officers on sanitary conditions, changes necessary in military medicine under combat conditions on Guadalcanal, special medical problems, and other miscellaneous intelligence." Digitized by the Combined Arms Research Library (CARL) Digital Library, US Army Combined Arms Center. http://cgsc.cdmhost.com/cdm/
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; Operation Watchtower; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; Medicine, Military
Downloads: 14
[movies]Shelling Munda & Aerial Combat, Rendova Island, 07/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1138. National Archives description "1) MS 155mm amid palms, fires. SCU-pan, foliage2) MS SCU Camouf. men with packs advance - SV3) SCU man on litter in LC. SHS man in bloody litter4) MS men carry stretchers from LC. SHS lay cots in camp5) LS man semaphores to LCs. ShS LC approaches6) LS men wade to 2 LCIs. MS men debark LCI7) LS 2 PTs on reef, man semaphores. MS PT passes8) SCU lookouts on PT...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, Japanese; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Rendova; Landing Craft -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; United States. Marine Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Munda; Torpedo-boats -- United States; WWII In Color
Downloads: 5
[movies]Shell Bursts On Munda Coast; Activities In Rendova Beach Area, 07/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1141. National Archives description "1) LS-Pan, Munds Point, (S). LS Shell bursts. 2) MSL Shell bursts. shore BG, (S). 3) MS Men on PT, torp. tubes FG. 4) SHS Cdr. Kelly & 2 men debark PT to small boat. 5) HS PT UX. LS Pan, shore. MS Men on PT. 6) CU 2 men eat from kits. CU Hands take hot cakes 7) LS 155MM in woods, men at kitchen BG-2V. 8) MS-Pan, woods & shore installations...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Munda; Landing Craft -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Rendova; USS McCawley (APA-4); United States. Marine Corps; USS McCawley; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, Japanese; Torpedo-boats -- United States
Downloads: 7
[movies]Fijian Scouts & Battle Damage, Vella Lavella, 10/29/1943 - United States. Navy
National Archives description "1) MS Marines in LCM, Shore, Odonga Strip-3V.2) LS Small is. Kolambangara BG.3) MS Marines LCT, peak BG. PBYs anchored.4) MS LCM approaches wharf, Fiji troops in T.5) MS From LC, shore, Fiji troops sing-5V.6) LS From LC, shore, peaks BG. Small is.7) MS Fiji troops exit jungle, Maj. Upton & 2 Natives.8) CU N.Z. off. peers through glass.9) MS Fiji patrol, sets up bren gun-3V.10) MS Damaged trees.11) MS Marines seated on LCT, underway, shore BG-4V."National Archives I...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Fijian; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, New Zealand
Downloads: 31
[movies]Landing Craft Supporting Occupation Of Munda, Treasury Islands, & Torokina, 05/30/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #4325. National Archives description "1) LS P-51s take off, land-SV. 2) MS Wrecked Japanese planes & engines being loaded in LCP. 3) MS-CU Damaged aircraft aboard LCT. 4) LS LCT underway, ramp lowered, tractor & trucks exit. 5) CU Supplies on beach--"Vienna sausage"; men eat. 6) GV-Pan Unloading supplies at pier from LST, trucks go thru water-SV. 7) MS-CU-Pan Men load 90MM ammunition in LCT-SV...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Munda; World War II; Landing Craft -- United States; WWII In Color
Downloads: 15
[movies]Native Patrols And Damage, Vella Lavella, Solomons, 10/29/1943 - United States. Navy
The airstrip described below is Barakoma Airfield. National Archives description: "1) MS Palm grove, man FG, Japanese belly tanks-4V.2) CU Damaged Japanese Zero-3V.3) MS 2 N.Z. off. pass bomb crater.4) GV Vila air strip, road packer, damaged palms.5) GV Jeap passes on road, palms, bomb crater, air strip.6) LS PBY approaches, palms FG-5V.7) MS Small shacks UX-3V.8) MS Rain, shore BG.9) MS Fiji approaches-3V.10) MS Photog...
Keywords: Vella Lavella (Solomon Islands); World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; World War II; Barakoma Airfield
Downloads: 29
[texts]Condition Red: Destroyer Action In The South Pacific - Bell, Frederick Jackson
CONTENTS CHAPTER PAGE I. Happy Birthday, Dear Zero i II. And Far Away 13 III. From the Book of Job 33 IV. Sheep Dog 45 V. Journey from Java 50 VI. Candy Caravan 83 VII. Warriors for the Working Day 96 VIII. Fantail Gazette 102 IX. Those in Peril 120 X. Dungaree Sailors 153 XI. Christmas, 40-South 188 XIL Coconut Shoot 203 XIII. Night Action 216 XIV. Basket 229 XV. Attack — Repeat — Attack 242 XVI...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; United States. -- Navy -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; United States. Navy; US Navy
Downloads: 29
[movies]Native Patrols And Damage Vella Iavella [SIC], Solomons 10/29/1943 - United States. Navy
Listed as "Native Patrols And Damage Vella Iavella [SIC], Solomons 10/29/1943" at the National Archives. National Archives description: "1) GV Damaged palms, Zero in revetment.2) CU Man examines 6" dud, bay, damaged palms, Japanese equip.3) MS Dummy Japanese gun emplacement. Bay, damaged palms FG-3V.4) CU Fiji soldiers inspect damaged Japanese equip., planes.5) GV Dummy Japanese gun emplacement, man views it.6) LS Fiji patrol in jungle, Native shack, etc.7) CU Damaged Japanese Zero.8) CU N.Z...
Keywords: Barakoma Airfield; Vella Lavella (Solomon Islands); World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Fijian; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, New Zealand
Downloads: 44
[movies]Marine Air Corps Activity, Guadalcanal Island, 01/24/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #187. National Archives description: "1) MS bomber on patrol over Pacific2) AV Kolombangara Henderson field3) AV planes over Island SV4) AV Air filled - planes on field"National Archives Identifier: 75406 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: United States. Navy; WWII; World War II; United States. Marine Corps; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Aviation; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal
Downloads: 138
[texts]CMH Pub 5-3 Guadalcanal: The First Offensive - Miller, John
CMH Pub 5-3 Guadalcanal: The First Offensive by John Miller. First published, 1985. GPO Number: 008-029-00067-9 "This account of the first victory over Japanese ground forces, told at the level of companies, platoons, and even individuals, demonstrates the relationship between air, ground, and surface forces in modern warfare." Digitized by the U.S. Army Center of Military History: http://www.history.army.mil
Keywords: The U.S. Army in World War II: The War in the Pacific; The U.S. Army in World War II; Green Book; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; Guadalcanal, Battle Of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943; US Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; WWII
Downloads: 180
[movies]U.S. Marines Arrive In AAC C-47; Henderson Field Activities, Guadalcanal, 12/1942 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film # 90. National Archives description "1) CU AAC trans. plane - doors open2) GV DC-3 runway3) S-CU Marines boarding DC-34) Marines, baggage, approach trans. plane5) CU Starting motor AAC trans.plane "Lady Luck" DC3 [SIC plane is "Lady Eve"]6) DC-3 trans. lands Hend. Field, passes, turns, stops7) DC-3 trans. lands Hend. Field8) USA troops, in truck, head for front9) Large pile tronch mortar ammunition10) MS USA troops climbing aboard truck11) B-17-E thru palm trees12)...
Keywords: United States. Marine Corps; WWII; United States. Navy; World War II; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; Douglas DC-3 (Transport Plane); World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; B-17 Bomber; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 26
[movies]Japanese Sneak Through Lines, Destroy Equipment With Time Bombs, 12/1942 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film # 92. National Archives description: "Activities on Guadalcanal. CU Damaged gas truck; burned wheels.2) CU GV Destroyed P-40.3) GV DC-3 (transport) approaches and lands at Henderson Field.4) GV DC-3 landing.5) GV-CU Damaged gasoline truck.6) GV Transport off shore.7) GV Marine Corps command post "Pagoda Hill"; U.S. flag in bg (this post formerly used by Japanese)." National Archives Identifier: 75340 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads ...
Keywords: WWII; WWII; United States. Navy; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Douglas DC-3 (Transport Plane); World War, 1939-1945; United States. Marine Corps; Curtiss P-40 Warhawk; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands
Downloads: 21
[movies]Native Patrols & Damage, Vella Lavella, Solomons, 10/29/1943 - United States. Navy
National Archives description "1) MS N.Z. soldier approaches, tents BG.2) SCU Censor at table, writes-2V. Tents.3) SCU Col Taylor & Maj. Upton, leaders Fiji troops.4) MS 2 Fiji troops, gun FG-3V.5) GV Hospital tent, Dr. examines native soldier.6) SCU Men view Japanese range finder-4V.7) MS Destroyed Japanese Zero, Vila Strip, men view it-3V.8) GV Rain. Truck in rain.9) MS Fiji troops inspect, train Japanese AA gun.10) MS 4 man patrol views Japanese trenches.11) GV Small bay, Fiji soldiers FG.12)...
Keywords: Barakoma Airfield; World War II; Vella Lavella (Solomon Islands); World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Fijian; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, New Zealand
Downloads: 27
[movies]Newsreel: Life Aboard Merchant Ship; Marines Land, Solomons - United States. Navy
Listed at National Archives as 16086 Prod- Paramount Subject - Life Aboard Merchant Ship 748". National Archives description: 1) LS-MS-CU Men checking emergency supplies in small boat (SV).2) CU Faces of crewmembers (SV).3) LS-MS CU Mess cooks preparing meal in galley.4) LS-MS Crane lowers life-raft into position on mount.5) CU W/O inserts light-tipped airscoop in porthole (SV).6) MS-CU Crewmembers eating dinner (SV).7) MS Mess boys serving dinner plates (SV).8) CU Men eating.9) MS-CU Merchant M...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; Newsreel; Merchant Marines; World War; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; Merchant Mariners -- United States; United States. Marine Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 93
[movies]Fijian Scouts & Battle Damage, Vella Lavella, Solomons, 10/29/1943 - United States. Navy
Listed at National Archives as "Native Patrol & Damage, Vella Lavella, Solomons 10/29/1943" National Archives description: "1) MS Fiji troops approach & in Japanese AA emplacement.2) SCU N.Z. Non-com with Japanese 50MM gun.3) MS Fiji soldiers view Japanese grave-2V.4) GV Damaged palms, Japanese graves, bomb hole.5) MS From LCT, shore, Native shacks, US & Fiji soldiers.6) SCU US sailors & Marines with Japanese flag.7) MS Japanese M.G...
Keywords: WWII; Vella Lavella (Solomon Islands); World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, New Zealand; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Fijian; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands
Downloads: 96
[movies]Marines Land Supplies Guadalcanal, 1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #673. National Archives description "1) MS Patrol boat 2) S-HS loading truck in landing boat 3) MS landing boat alongside ship 4) MS landing boat stern 5) MS Pan from landing boat showing beach 6) MS landing boat 7) MS Pan Marines unload gear, supplies on beach 8) MS tractors & bulldozers along beach 9) MS Pan Goose-neck crane SV 10) MS Pan beach head, supplies, men, transport & landing boats BG 11) MS Marines adjusts valves, cranks light motor 12) S-CU Machinist w...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; United States. Marine Corps; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 15
[movies]Night Action, Battle Of Kula Gulf, USS Honolulu (CL-48) Damage Control, Tulagi Harbor, 07/16/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1126. National Archives description "1) MS Night firing salvos, tracers. 2) HS DD alongside ship, officers inspect damage. 3) LS Ships, lookout. Form. planes. 4) HS 40MM AA & crew, lookout, MS 6" turret fires (night). 5) SCU 4 men work on damage. 6) LS CL and Tug. MS Honolulu along Pyro. 7) MS Men pull line & at qtrs., on dock. 8) SHS Huts, men on beach. 9) SCU Diver, in water...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; Kula Gulf, Battle Of, 1943; United States. Navy; USS Honolulu (CL-48); World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; USS Honolulu
Downloads: 13
[texts]Joe Foss, Flying Marine: The Story Of His Flying Circus, As Told To Walter Simmons - Foss, Joe
Producing Books in Wartime This book has been produced in conformity with war-time economy standards. The amount of reading matter has in no way been curtailed— when necessary more words per page are used. Thinner books and smaller books will save paper, cloth, metals, transportation and storage space and will conserve manpower. The publishers will do their utmost in meeting the objectives of the War Production Board towards the successful prosecution of the war...
Keywords: WWII; Joe Foss; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Aviation; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Marine Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands
Downloads: 32
[texts]Notes on Jungle Warfare from the U.S. Marines and U.S. Infantry on Guadalcanal Island - United States. War Department
"The attached lessons learned in the tactics of jungle warfare were obtained from the United States Marines and Infantry on Guadalcanal and are a result of interviews which are attached in the document. There is an attachment to this document (a training bulletin) titled "Close-up of Guadalcanal, October-November 1942: verbatim statements of participants" written February 1, 1943. Sections include leadership and use of staff, control, characteristics of this individual soldier, American tactics ...
Keywords: WWII; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Division, 1st -- History; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; United States. Army; Combat Lessons; US Army; World War II
Downloads: 220
[texts]Guadalcanal - Anderson, Charles Robert, 1943-
CMH Pub 72-8 Guadalcanal: The U.S. Army Campaigns of World War II by Charles Robert Anderson. "Provides one in a series of 40 illustrated brochures that describe the campaigns in which U.S. Army troops participated during the war. Each brochure describes the strategic setting, traces the operations of the major American units involved, and analyzes the impact of the campaign on future operations." ISBN: 0160381045 ISBN-13: 978-0160381041 Digitized by the U.S...
Keywords: The US Army Campaigns of WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943; WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; US Army; United States. Army; World War II Commemorative Brochures
Downloads: 205
[texts]CMH Pub 72-10 Northern Solomons: The U.S. Army Campaigns of World War II - Lofgren, Stephen J.
CMH Pub 72-10 Northern Solomons: The U.S. Army Campaigns of World War II by Stephen J. Lofgren. "Provides one in a series of 40 illustrated brochures that describe the campaigns in which U.S. Army troops participated during the war. Each brochure describes the strategic setting, traces the operations of the major American units involved, and analyzes the impact of the campaign on future operations." GPO Stock Number: 008-029-00257-4 ISBN: 0160613000 ISBN-13: 978-0160613005 Digitized by the U.S...
Keywords: The US Army Campaigns of WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; World War II; WWII; US Army; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945; World War II Commemorative Brochures
Downloads: 189
[texts]Top of the Ladder: Marine Operations in the Northern Solomons - Marine Corps Historical Center
Top of the Ladder: Marine Operations in the Northern Solomons by Captain John C. Chapin, USMCR (Ret) "THIS PAMPHLET HISTORY, one in a series devoted to U.S. Marines in the World War II era, is published for the education and training of Marines by the History and Museums Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, D.C., as a part of the U.S. Department of Defense observance of the 50th anniversary of victory in that war."
Keywords: Marines in World War II Commemorative Series; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; United States. Marine Corps; US Marines; USMC; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII
Downloads: 158
[texts]Disaster At Savo Island, 1942 - Quantock, David E.
TABLE OF CONTENTS ABSTRACT iii LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS vii DISASTER AT SAVO ISLAND, 1942 1 THE BATTLE OF SAVO ISLAND 1 STRATEGIC OVERVIEW 1. KEY FIGURES/COMPOSITION/DISPOSITION OF ALLIED/JAPANESE FORCES 4 JAPANESE COMPOSITION/DISPOSITION OF FORCES 4 ALLIED COMPOSITION/DISPOSTION OF FORCES 6 THE BATTLE 8 ESSENCE OF THE DEBACLE 12 COMMAND AND CONTROL 12 COMMAND CLIMATE 15 CONTRIBUTING CAUSES 15 DOCTRINE 15 OPERATION SHOESTRING 16 PROTECTION OF THE CARRIER BATTLE GROUP 17 THE ART OF SURPRISE 18 INTEL...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, Japanese; World War II; Savo Island, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942; USAWC strategy research project; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands
Downloads: 37
[texts]Up the Slot: Marines in the Central Solomons - Marine Corps Historical Center
Up the Slot: Marines in the Central Solomons by Major Charles D. Melson, USMC (Ret). 36 pp. "THIS PAMPHLET HISTORY, one in a series devoted to U.S. Marines in the World War II era, is published for the education and training of Marines by the History and Museums Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, D.C., as a part of the U.S. Department of Defense observance of the 50th anniversary of victory in that war."
Keywords: Marines in World War II Commemorative Series; WWII; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; USMC; United States. Marine Corps; US Marines; World War II; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 283
[movies]Night Action & Other Activities, Battle Of Kula Gulf, 05/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1752. National Archives description "SHM: guns crew: MS SOC in flight & is hoisted to cradle. MS: waves break over stern CL, men stack empty shell cases-SV. MS: night: 6" turrets fire (night action). MS: 2nd CL fires (night action). GV: SOC approaches, passes. MS: crew swabs decks, clean guns etc." National Archives Identifier: 76182As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, ple...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; Kula Gulf, Battle of, 1943; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; United States. Navy; Curtiss SOC Seagull
Downloads: 17
[movies]Reconnaissance Mission, Bougainville, 1944 - United States. War Department
1944 U.S. War Department Bureau of Public Relations film no. 513, Reconnaissance Mission, Bougainville. Silent.National Archives description: ""Shows a U.S. convoy at sea off Bougainville in the Solomons. Landing craft bring Marines and vehicles ashore on the beach. An armored halftrack moves through the jungle carrying Marines in camouflaged suits. A halftrack stops at a river and fires across at the opposite bank with its light artillery piece...
Keywords: War Department: Bureau Of Public Relations; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War II; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands
Downloads: 20
[movies]NZ Soldiers, Vella Lavella, Solomons, 10/29/1943 - United States. Navy
Listed at the National Archives as "Native Patrols & Damage Veiia Lavella, Solomons, 10/29/1943" National Archives description: "1) MS Photog. enters Japanese dugout-3V.2) MS N.Z. soldier trains Japanese 3" AA. Japanese OP.3) SCU N.Z. soldier & Japanese rice bag, looks at Japanese book.4) CU Insignia on N.Z. hat & shoulder.5) CU Soldier's feet walk over coral.6) LS Peaks, natives pass FG. MS Small creek, damaged bridge.7) CU Chaplain, MS Destroyed bridge, trucks BG.8) MS Fiji washes clothes-3V.9...
Keywords: WWII; Vella Lavella (Solomon Islands); World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, New Zealand; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Fijian
Downloads: 23
[movies]Church In The Wildwood, 1944 Guadalcanal - War Department: Bureau Of Public Relations
U.S. War Department Bureau of Public Relations film # BPR-322, Church In The Wildwood, 1944. Short silent film, which shows the "Chapel In The Wildwood" built by Chaplain Lertis R. Ellett on Guadalcanal. National Archives description: "U.S. troops file along paths through brush and jungle undergrowth to a bamboo church on a Pacific island, and listen to an outdoor sermon."National Archives Identifier:     13663As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend ...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; War Department: Bureau Of Public Relations; World War II; Chaplains, Military -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; Guadalcanal, Battle Of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943
Downloads: 96
[movies]Censored Negative, Damaged USS Boise Returns, 11/19/1942 - United States. Navy
National Archives description "Phila. Navy Yard.1) CU BOISE men interviewed by correspondents2) MS&LS flags denoting victories over Japs3) CU&S-CU damaged turret - shows shell splinters4) CU&MS direct hit on ship S-CU turret guns5) MS splinter holes in No.2 turret6) MS, S-CU&CU officers, damaged superstructure BG SV7) CU& tilt Capt. Moran walks by8) S-CU damaged superstructure9) CUs, LS unexploded shell imbedded in turret" National Archives Identifier: 75414 As always, any error or typo is mine ...
Keywords: WWII; USS Boise; USS Boise (CL 47); Philadelphia Naval Shipyard (Philadelphia, Pa.); World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; US Navy; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; World War, 1939-1945
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[movies]Fiji Troops At Church & Damage, Vila Air Strip, 11/05/943 - United States. Navy
National Archives description: "1) GV Fiji soldiers at church & marching thru palm grove.2) MS Fiji soldier blows bugle, bomb crater, Vila.3) CU New Zealander cleans tommy gun.4) GV Damaged palms, Vila air strip-SV. MS-Tilt Sailor climbs tree to O.P. GV Fiji troops at church services. chaplain FG-SV." National Archives Identifier: 75783 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donati...
Keywords: WWII In Color; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Fijian; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, New Zealand; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; WWII; World War II; Vella Lavella (Solomon Islands); Barakoma Airfield
Downloads: 125
[movies]The Army-Navy Screen Magazine 25 - United States. Army Signal Corps’ Army Pictorial Service
The Army-Navy Screen Magazine Number 25, 1944 01 Munda Outpost: Short film about African-American Army engineers in the Pacific Theater. They are stationed on Munda in the Solomon Islands and are building an airstrip. 02 Strictly G.I. - Honorable Discharge: Short film about a surplus jeep that is decommissioned and used on a Kansas ranch to help round up cattle. 03 The Eastern Front: Short film about the Soviet Army and Stalingrad...
Keywords: The Army-Navy Screen Magazine; World War II; Jeep; Ranching; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American; Camouflage (Military science); World War, 1939-1945; Camouflage; World War II: Homefront; Jeep automobile -- Maintenance and repair -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; WWII; Great Patriotic War; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front; US Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- New Georgia; Stalingrad, Battle Of, Volgograd, Russia, 1942-1943; World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Caricatures and cartoons; Military Engineering; Великая Отечественная Война; Ranches
Downloads: 202
[movies]1st Marine Amphib Corps Hospital Camp; Evac. Planes On Strip, Vella Lavella, 01/03/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1935National Archives description "1) GV Truck pushes water trailer to tower 2) MS Natives work with wheel barrow, shovels etc.-SV. 3) MS SCU Men exit pharmacy, Xray, buildings-SV. 4) MS Supply bldg., auxiliary engine, laundry tent etc.-SV 5) MS Men place packages in mobile sterilization unit. 6) CU GV Jeeps, pedestrians on camp road OX-SV. 7) GV Men take showers, drink from lister bag-SV...
Keywords: Vella Lavella (Solomon Islands); World War, 1939-1945; Transportation Of Patients -- History -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Amphibious Force, I; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; WWII; Hellcat (Fighter Plane); United States. Navy; Douglas DC-3 (Transport Plane); United States. Marine Corps
Downloads: 9
[movies]Sick Bay Patients Treated, Guadalcanal, 05/30/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #973. National Archives description "1) MS Men in front of sick bay, some enter.2) MS 4 soldiers sit inside, SCU Sign: "SICK BAY"3) SCU Interior, men enter, check in at table.4) SCU Lt. Irving examines soldier's chest, throat, ears, eyes, atc.5) SCU Dr. works in small lab. CU Dr. Irving.6) MS Dr. administers Hypos, SCU Hypodermic.7) SCU Man on litter with thermometer.8) SCU PHarM checks thermometer.9) SCU Pationts on cots, man gives them magazines.10) SCU Med...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical Care -- United States; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; United States. Marine Corps; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 14
[movies]Weather At Guadalcanal - United States. Army Air Forces
Army Air Forces Combat Subject film #298. Silent footage of cloud formations at Guadalcanal July 16, 1943. After a bit of blank film, there is aerial color footage of an A-Bomb mushroom cloud. (Presumably in Japan in 1945?) The nuclear bomb footage isn't mentioned by the National Archives in their description at all.National Archives Identifier: 3118
Keywords: WWII; Weather forecasting -- Military aspects; Water vapor, Atmospheric; Atomic Bomb; Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943; Clouds -- Dynamics; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; A-bomb; Nuclear Weapons; WWII In Color; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; Army Air Forces -- Combat Subjects
Downloads: 129
[movies]USS Helena (CL-50) Survivors & Night Action, Battle Of Kula Gulf, 07/08/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1157 . National Archives description "1) MS CL underway. SHS Men stack empty shells.2) CU Lookouts, 20 MMs gun crew stand by.3) SHS Crew wash deck. 5" AA manned.4) CU Adm. Ainswaorth shakes hands with officers-2V.5) SHS Bost, loaded Helena survivors, pulls away-3V.6) MS USS strong approaches, passes mail to Hon.7) SHS Transferring men, CL to DD-2V.8) MS Helena survivors assisted over gangway-4V.9) SHS 5" AA manned-3V...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; Kula Gulf, Battle Of, 1943; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; USS Helena; United States. Navy; World War II; USS Helena (CL-50); Ainsworth, W. L. (Walden Lee), 1886-1960; USS Honolulu; Search And Rescue Operations; USS Honolulu (CL-48); World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands
Downloads: 7
[texts]Time of the Aces: Marine Pilots in the Solomons, 1942-1944 - Marine Corps Historical Center
Time of the Aces: Marine Pilots in the Solomons, 1942-1944. Cdr Peter B. Mersky. U.S. Naval Reserve. 40 pp. "THIS PAMPHLET HISTORY, one in a series devoted to U.S. Marines in the World War II era, is published for the education and training of Marines by the History and Museums Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, D.C., as a part of the U.S. Department of Defense observance of the 50th anniversary of victory in that war."
Keywords: Marines in World War II Commemorative Series; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; United States. Marine Corps; USMC; US Marines; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; World War II
Downloads: 235
[texts]1942-12 Intelligence Bulletin Vol 01 No 04 - United States. War Department
MILITARY INTELLIGENCE SERVICE WAR DEPARTMENT Washington, December 1942 INTELLIGENCE BULLETIN NO. 4 TABLE OF CONTENTS PART ONE: JAPAN SECTION I. FIGHTING IN THE SOLOMON ISLANDS 1. Introduction 2. Tactics a. Reconnaissance b. Infiltration c. Sniping d. Communication e. Antitank f. Deception g. Camouflage h. Night Operations i. Defense j. Air k. Prisoners l. Food m. Medical Care 3. Weapons a. Rifles b...
Keywords: Intelligence Bulletin; WWII; Field Manual; US Army; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Libya; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North; World War, 1939-1945 -- Military Intelligence
Downloads: 311
[texts]Shots Fired In Anger - George, John B., 1915-
Shots Fired in Anger: A Rifleman's Eye View of the Activities on the Island of Guadalcanal, in the Solomons, During the Elimination of the Japanese Forces there by the American Army under General Patch Whose Troops Included the 132nd Infantry of the Illinois National Guard, a Combat Unit of the American Division in which Organization the Author Served while Encountering the Experiences Described Herein...
Keywords: WWII; United States. -- Army -- Infantry Regiment, 132nd -- History; Firearms; George, John B., 1915-; World War, 1939-1945; Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands) -- History; Soldiers -- United States -- Biography; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; United States. -- Army -- Infantry -- Biography; Japan. -- Armed Forces -- Firearms; Marksmanship
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[movies]Mayor Fiorello La Guardia Interviews Sgt. John Basilone, 1943-09-04 - United States. Navy
Silent outtakes.National Archives description:"1) MS CU MAYOR LaGUARDIA of New York City interviews JOHN BASILONE, Marine Hero of Guadaloanal. [SIC]2) CU MAYOR FIORELLO LaGUARDIA makes a statement concerning war bonds.3) MS MAYOR LaGUARDIA interviews SGT. JOHN BASILONE.QUALITY GOOD" National Archives Identifier: 80627
Keywords: WWII; Guadalcanal, Battle Of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947; World War II; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; Basilone, John, 1916-1945; Medal of Honor
Downloads: 73
[movies]Flight Operations, Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, 05/23/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #936 National Archives description "1) LS Form. planes in flight-SV.HS TBF leaves, lands2) MS SCU Gas truck, man gases TBF-SV.3) MS SCU F4Us take off.4) LS F4Us in flight, approach.MS F4U zooms, rolls-SV.5) MS SCU Officer talks to crew members, tents FG-SV6) LS Formation TBFs.MS Ground crew works on F4F.7) CU 2 pilots talk with others F4F "Nylorao" BG-SV8) LS F4Fs taxi, in flight-SV.MS Row F4Fs on field-SV.9) MS Pilot gets out of F4F, gas truck passes BG.10) LS TBF...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945; Wildcat (Fighter Plane); World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Corsair (Fighter Plane); Avenger (Fighter Plane)
Downloads: 29
[movies]Damaged USS Honolulu (CL-48) Enroute Espiritu Santo Following 2nd Battle Of Kula Gulf, 07/16/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1850. National Archives description "1) SHS Bow, deck damaged Honolulu.2) LS DD underway, hazy-3V.3) HS Bow wake 6" muzzle FG. SHS Damaged bow & deck.4) MS Man sketches cartoon of slot machine shows Japanese CLs & DDs coming out.5) CU Cartoon: Adm. Ainsworth operates slot machine.6) CU Cartoon: "This will put some yellow behind the 8 ball."7) SHS Damaged bow & gun turret, turret raised.8) LS USS St...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; USS St. Louis (CL-49); USS Honolulu; World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Caricatures And Cartoons; United States. Navy; Kula Gulf, Battle Of, 1943; USS St. Louis; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; USS Honolulu (CL-48); World War II
Downloads: 9
[texts]The United States Marines In The Guadalcanal Campaign - Shaw, Henry I.
The United States Marines In The Guadalcanal Campaign Marine Corps historical reference series, no. 29. "The first American ground offensive In the Pacific during World War II took place at an obscure island in the southern Solomons — Guadalcanal. There, the high tide of Japanese conquest was reached and the ebb began."
Keywords: Marine Corps Historical Reference Series; WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Marine Corps; US Marines; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; USMC; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History
Downloads: 121
[movies]General Twining Congratulates Pilots, Guadalcanal - United States. Army Air Forces
Army Air Forces Combat Subjects Film #115 Cameraman is Emmett Bergholz. No sound but projector noise.According to Critical Past, which sells public domain footage, this is the 339th Fighter Squadron in April 1944.National Archives Identifier: 4953As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: Army Air Forces -- Combat Subjects; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Fighter Squadron, 339th; United States. Army Air Forces; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Twining, Nathan F. (Nathan Farragut), 1897-1982; Lightning (Fighter Plane)
Downloads: 60
[movies]Flight Operations & Japanese Attack On USS Gambier Bay (CVE-73), 06/19/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #4470. National Archives description "1) MS F6F crashes flight deck. 2) MS F6Fs land, flight deck-SV, F6F runs off flight deck to gun pit. 3) MS SBD lands in water.4) MS Cub trainer takes off flight deck. 5) MS Japanese "Betty" passes in dense flak & tracers." National Archives Identifier 77138 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a vet...
Keywords: WWII; United States. -- Navy -- Aviation; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; USS Gambier Bay (CVE-73); Saipan, Battle Of, Northern Mariana Islands, 1944; USS Gambier Bay; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Northern Mariana Islands -- Saipan; Hellcat (Fighter Plane); World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; Dauntless (Dive Bomber); World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, Japanese; Mitsubishi G4M bomber
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[movies]1st USMC Amphib. Corps Hospital Activities, 12/18/1943 GRAPHIC - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film # 1373 National Archives description "List 1) MS Marine casualty cases loaded on R4D, examine Japanese Sword etc.-SV.2) MS SCU Drs. & Med corpsmen treat large thorax wound, apply penicillin, sulfa powder etc.-SV.3) CU Forceps push catheter into lungs from back, patient coughs etc.-SV.4) SCU Corpsmen take X-ray. MS Patients & Med. corpsmen in sick bay-SV.5) MS CBs work with truck in construction-SV.6) SHS Low bldgs...
Keywords: WWII; United States. Marine Corps; World War, 1939-1945; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals; Douglas DC-3 (Transport Plane); United States. -- Navy -- Transport Of Sick And Wounded; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical Care -- United States; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Amphibious Force, I
Downloads: 21
[movies]Army Evacuates Wounded Via Air, Guadalcanal 03/1943 + Henry Wallace Visits Panama - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film # 639. National Archives description: "1) MS interior: trans. plane, nurse inspects medicine.2) S CU nurse with medicine.3) GV MS men load stretcher cases into trans. plane.4) S HS interior: plane, stretcher case comes aboard.5) S CU nurse checks off wounded entering plane.6) S CU in plane, nurse gives wounded water.7) GV wounded in plane with nurse.8) GV S CU nurse takes case history of wounded.9) S CU 2nd LT Mae Olson...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Panama; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; Flight Nurse; United States. -- Army -- Transport Of Sick And Wounded; Guadalcanal, Battle Of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943; Van Hook, Clifford E. (Clifford Evans), 1886-1975; Transportation Of Patients -- History -- United States; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Medical Air Evacuation; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; Brett, George H. (George Howard), 1886-1963; Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965
Downloads: 15
[movies]The Army-Navy Screen Magazine 03 - United States. Army
The Army-Navy Screen Magazine Number 3, 1943. (AKA "The War No. 3") 01 How To Swim In 10 Easy Lessons: Soldiers swim through fire during amphibious training at Camp Gordon Johnston in Florida.   02 Back Home - New York City: Shows wartime conditions in NYC, including rationing. 03 Soldiers Of The Snow: Life for Soviet soldiers on the Eastern Front 04 Strictly G.I. - V-Mail: How V-Mail works. 05 U.S...
Keywords: The Army-Navy Screen Magazine; United States. -- Armed Forces -- Postal service; World War, 1939-1945; Postal service -- United States -- History; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front; Great Patriotic War; United States. Marine Corps; Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War II: Homefront; United States. Army; WWII; US Army; Vandegrift, A. A. (Alexander Archer), 1887-1973; Camp Gordon Johnston (Fla.); World War, 1939-1945 -- Amphibious Operations; Великая Отечественная Война; V-mail; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal
Downloads: 178
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